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Rochester woman accused of check forgery


(KTTC) -- A Rochester woman has been arrested and charged for check forgery.

According to the Austin Daily Herald, Beth Marie Hansen, 26, who is on 10 years probation for stealing $2,000 worth of electronics, fleeing and assaulting an officer and possessing drugs in 2011, was caught with an accomplice passing fake checks at a bar in Austin.

Hansen and Kandyce Kristen Keeler were using the name "Felicia Pigeon" as the account holder.

Police believe Keeler was making the checks and Hansen was helping pass them.

Hansen's next court appearance is scheduled for August 16th along with her probation violation hearing on last year's conviction.

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